ScotiaCard with VISA Debit

Shop online and worldwide, and pay directly from your bank account!

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Shop online and worldwide with Visa* Debit and get 2x the SCENE points.1

VISA Debit
ScotiaCard VISA Debit Card Regular ScotiaCard®* debit card
SCENE VISA Debit Card SCENE®^ ScotiaCard debit card

Visa Debit gives you more ways to shop in more places!

Your ScotiaCard with Visa Debit lets you shop online and worldwide – while paying directly from your bank account.

You’ll continue to enjoy the same great convenience of your ScotiaCard with Interac, plus you can use Visa Debit in the following ways (where accepted):

  • Shop online at Canadian, US and international retailers
  • Pay in-store in the US and internationally
  • Set-up recurring payments for your streaming media services
  • Download and pay for songs and apps
  • Pay your phone, cable or internet bill online, or set up pre-authorized payments


Did you know you can also use Visa Debit in these ways?



Safe & Secure

As always all Interac and VISA* Debit unauthorized transactions are protected by Zero Liability.

Online Shopping

  • Select 'VISA Debit' if available or 'VISA' at the checkout.
  • Enter your ScotiaCard debit card number, expiry date, and your 3 digit security code found on the back of your card.
  • Enter your name, billing and shipping information, as required.

US & International Purchases

  • Pay with VISA Debit at any retailer outside Canada accepting VISA.
  • If prompted to choose between "Debit" or "Credit", select "Debit".
  • At select retailers, you may be asked to enter your PIN, otherwise you'll just sign the receipt.
  1. The ScotiaCard with VISA Debit has a VISA logo and an Interac logo on it. Is it both a credit card and debit card? No, ScotiaCard debit cards with VISA Debit are strictly debit cards NOT credit cards. All purchases you make with a ScotiaCard with VISA Debit will be debited directly from your Scotiabank bank account at the time of purchase.
  2. Will all retailers accept this card? When shopping in Canada, continue to use your card at any retailer accepting Interac or Interac Flash.
    When shopping online (or by telephone/mail order), use your card at participating online Canadian retailers and any international retailer accepting VISA.
    When shopping internationally, use your card at any retailer who accepts VISA. In all cases, funds are debited directly from your bank account.
  3. What do I do if my ScotiaCard with VISA Debit is lost or stolen and I am outside of Canada? You can call Customer Service at 1-800-4SCOTIA and request an emergency replacement card. A replacement card will then be couriered to you.
  4. Does Visa Debit work in automatic banking machines (ABMs)?
    In Canada
    Yes, your ScotiaCard with VISA Debit will continue to work at any Scotiabank ABM and at any ABM displaying the Interac symbol.
    Outside Canada
    Your ScotiaCard with Visa Debit will continue to work at more than 1.9 million ABMs around the world where Visa is accepted. Just look for the Visa or PLUS symbol. In most cases, transactions will default to your pre-selected bank account. If prompted to select an account, select Chequing or Savings – to withdraw cash from your bank account.
  5. Do I still earn SCENE rewards on my SCENE ScotiaCard with VISA Debit? Yes you still earn SCENE rewards on your SCENE ScotiaCard with VISA Debit.

Ready to get started?

  • Phone Still have questions? 1(800)472-6842 Available 24/7 1(800)472-6842
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  • Existing Customers Request a regular or SCENE ScotiaCard today! You will receive a new card with VISA Debit in the mail. Sign-on